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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1989

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2014

2021

  • You found it!

Firebird Figurine

This is a Figurine. It was designed by Dmitry Iosifovich (Ivanovich) Ivanov and manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1920 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is molded, enameled porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

  • Hair Ornament (China)
  • kingfisher feathers, lacquer, silk-covered wire.
  • Gift of William Dangaix Allen.
  • 1939-73-11

Our curators have highlighted 10 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Rooster Figurine
  • soft-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels.
  • Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
  • 1926-22-479
  • Peacock Tile
  • glazed earthenware.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Georgiana L. McClellan.
  • 1953-104-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.5 x 3.5 x 6 cm (8 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

Firebird Figurine; Designed by Dmitry Iosifovich (Ivanovich) Ivanov (Russian, 1880–1938); molded, enameled porcelain; H x W x D: 22.5 x 3.5 x 6 cm (8 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-184

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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